Friday, August 16th, 2013
Gary L. "Gizmo" Gossard Sr., 62, Celina, passed away Aug. 14, 2013, at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima.
He was born Dec. 12, 1950, in Celina to Melvin and Maxine Zwiebel Gossard. On June 27, 1970, he married Vickie Ward, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Gary (Darlene) Gossard of Van Wert; sisters, Carolyn (Lanny) Arnold of Celina and Marilyn (Dale) Moore of Wapakoneta; brothers and sisters-in-law, Karla (Roger) Endicott of Celina, Rocky (Jerry) Burk of Celina, Bill (Teena) Ward of St. Marys, Carl (Beverly) Ward of Troy, Kathleen (Tony) Black of Wren and Tim Ward of Celina; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his parents; a brother, Larry Gossard; his father and mother-in-law, Charles and Joyce Ward; and a brother-in-law, Peter.
He was a 1969 graduate of St. Mary's Memorial High School. Gary was a member of the Beaver Chapel Church. He enjoyed hunting and collecting Indian artifacts. He also enjoyed helping with auctions. He loved meeting and talking with people and children.
Calling is 3-6 p.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, where a memorial service will follow at 6 p.m., the Rev. Tom Christen officiating.
Memorial donations may be given to Gary'sfamily.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.